King Oyster Mushrooms – Pleurotus Eryngii

If you’re looking for a great culinary mushroom that you don’t have to hunt in the woods for, very few can hold a candle to the king oyster mushroom, Pleurotus eryngii. Although sometimes a bit difficult to find in traditional grocery stores, Pleurotus Read More

Vegan Bacon Recipe – Mushrooms, Paprika, Garlic Powder, and Your Oven

Sometimes I do not have morel mushrooms to eat, and this perturbing situation makes me a little cranky. In these moments, I scramble to find a savory, umami-rich mushroom recipe that will soothe my aching heart until spring comes and morel Read More

Fly Agaric (Amanita Muscaria) Mushrooms – A Cautionary Tale

Let me tell you a little story about a woman who accidentally went on an Amanita muscaria trip; I interviewed her in 2011 at the Sonoma County Mycological Association’s annual retreat near Occidental, California, and she told me straight off that “I’m Read More